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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe LS 21 32 $20,386 $22,280
2-Door Coupe LT 20 30 $22,591 $24,690
2-Door Coupe Supercharged SS 19 28 $25,944 $28,355
3-Door Coupe ZX3 S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 S 26 35 $12,558 $13,465
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SE 26 35 $13,942 $14,985
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SES 26 35 $14,952 $16,095
4-Door Sedan ZX4 S 26 35 $13,113 $14,075
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SE 26 35 $14,492 $15,590
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SES 26 35 $15,502 $16,700
4-Door Sedan ZX4 ST 22 31 $16,886 $18,220
5-Door HB ZX5 S 26 35 $13,754 $14,780
5-Door HB ZX5 SE 26 35 $15,138 $16,300
5-Door HB ZX5 SES 26 35 $16,148 $17,410
4-Door Wagon ZXW SE 26 35 $16,057 $17,310
4-Door Wagon ZXW SES 26 35 $17,068 $18,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,386
$12,558
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$22,280
$13,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$371 / month
$224 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.5 47.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 53.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 38.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 40.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 49.4
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 37.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.2 94.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.0 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.5 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 197.9 168.5
Height, Overall (in) 55.2 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.4 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 102.9
Liftover Height (in) 26.7 26.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.3 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.8 18.0
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.93 x 1.26 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 0.43 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.6 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.2 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0 34.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.4 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QNX NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code QNX NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P195/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3340 2621
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 5200 136 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 205 @ 4000 133 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LA1 NA
Displacement 3.4L/204 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 35
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 3.73
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 2.14
Trans Order Code MX0 44Z
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.86 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.42
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.45
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Monte Carlo Ford Focus
Body Style 2 Door Coupe LS 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear Independent SLA Control Blade
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Ride and Handling NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.18 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Ride and Handling w/Coil Springs
 
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